David Leslie Resnick, 67, of Charles City County, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at his residence. Raised in Colonial Heights, he was the son of the late Albert and Mildred Christine Vaughan Resnick. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Les worked in his family's furniture business, Jet Furniture in Petersburg, for 50 years.
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Upon retirement, he purchased the Rivers Rest Marina in Charles City, and established the Blue Herron Restaurant, both of which he operated until his death. He was also a stock holder in Lucky Lake Gem & Mineral Mine of Virginia.
He is survived by: his wife, Bonnie K. Resnick; daughter, Shely Douglas and husband, Keith; son, Dennis S. Davis III; grandchildren, Courtney Douglas, Austin Douglas, Allen Young, and his father, Adam Young; stepmother, Patricia Resnick; sister, Dale R. Call and husband, Robson; brother, Larry Resnick and wife, Agnes, Barry Resnick and wife, Brenda, and Jeffery Resnick; stepsisters, Vivian Burgwyn and husband, Bart, Beverly Hofmann and husband, Adolph, and Linda Shait Carr; stepbrother, Dr. Abe Shait and wife, Linda.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Congregation Brith Achim, officiated by Rabbi Dennis Beck-Berman.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Congregation Brith Achim, 314 S. Blvd., Petersburg, VA 23805 or the Virginia Cancer Institute, 7202 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 200, Henrico, VA 23226. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorris.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on May 24, 2013